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If you could have just on Fixed Blade for Survival?

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by akapennypincher, Nov 29, 2012.


  1. akapennypincher

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    What would you pick?
     

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  2. ThatGuyDave

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    SOG SEAL Elite. Got it. Love it. And I use the heck out of it camping so I know it holds up.

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  3. Batesmotel

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    Bill Bagwell custom.
     
  4. countrygun

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    My Chris Reeve,

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    Not because of the hollow handle but because it is all one piece of good steel, no scales to come off, no guard to loosen.
     
  5. Angry Fist

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  6. TurboRocket

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    Maybe something in a Bark River, like a Bravo 1.5.
     
  7. Angry Fist

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    Howsa 'bout a link to one of those? Nice!
     
  8. countrygun

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    They were way expensive at the time and Chris Reeve (he has a website) quit making them for a variety of reasons, I think what he had to charge for them was making it difficult.

    He has a line of nice "traditional" knives however. Those models are now in the "Collector's" realm.
     
  9. boomchakabowwow

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    Just one? I would choose an axe.
     
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  11. Bren

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    I used to have one and sold it on Ebay. Wiish I still had it.
     
  12. Leigh

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    Tough to pick just one!

    OK, Ka-Bar short kukri....1095 carbon steel, has heft, not as long or as lightweight as a Tramontina machete but will handle about any chore that a fixed blade requires.

    Bushcraft and the skinning of game? Not so much but for that, a folder would suffice.
     
  13. NeverMore1701

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    Esee Junglas would do fine, I have plenty of quality folders to handle the more delicate stuff.
     
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    At a Bargain price - the Glock Field Knife w/ Saw.
     
  15. bdcochran

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    Any blade made by Kent Turnipseed, Chandler, AZ.

    Otherwise, Ontario TFI. The sheath is very well designed and versatile for a number of methods of carry. The knife is full tang and fits the hand well. The scales are perfect. The steel is easily sharpened.:wavey:
     
  16. John Biltz

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    Randall Model 1. I've owned one since '83. Been around the world with it and used it hard on Uncle Sam's dime.
     
  17. Maine1

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    Bowie knife, made right.
    A Bagwell custom? maybe.

    Or one i make myself.
     
  18. Joshhtn

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    I'm old school... USMC Ka-Bar.
     
  19. Kentguy

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    "SOG SEAL Elite. Got it. Love it. And I use the heck out of it camping so I know it holds up"... ThatGuyDave

    :agree:

    If you could only have one... :thumbsup:
     
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    This..

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    or this.

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